A well positioned residential arable farm.
Broxted 0.5 mile, Junction 8 M11 6 miles, Great Dunmow 7 miles, Bishop’s Stortford 9 miles, London Liverpool Street Station from Stansted Mountfitchet 44 mins (all times and distances are approximate).
Broxted Hall provides a most attractive residential arable farm in an accessible location being close to the M11 Junction 8 and Stansted Airport and within easy driving distance of Cambridge and Central London. It provides a compact productive arable unit and benefits from numerous planning opportunities.
Situation and location
The property lies to the east of the M11 some 6 miles from Junction 8 just outside the attractive village of Broxted. The farm is in a compact block with Broxted Hall sitting in a central position located off the Broxted to Molehill Green Road. A driveway provides access to Broxted Hall through the listed building complex for which planning permission has been granted.
The farm is located in a very pretty part of North West Essex and has excellent access to London and the Midlands via the M11 motorway and also with Stansted Airport very close by.
Lot 1 Broxted Hall, traditional buildings and 1.298 Ha (3.20 acres). Coloured pink on the plan. A most attractive Grade II listed farmhouse of timber frame construction rendered under a peg tile roof with slate extensions. The property dates back to the 17th Century. Approached via a short private drive through the traditional buildings and benefiting from a central turning circle to the front and a yard to the rear. Accommodation provides 2 main reception rooms with an attractive entrance hall, kitchen, utilities and ancillary rooms on the ground floor with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the first floor. There is also extensive unconverted attic space on the second floor.
To the rear of the property are a number of attractive outbuildings set in a courtyard providing extra domestic storage, stabling and a traditional Essex barn. Planning permission has not been pursued on this complex but potential exists for further conversions (subject to planning).
Lot 2 Traditional barns with planning permission for residential conversion 0.395 Ha (0.98 acres) acres coloured orange on the plan.
Approached via the front drive this attractive range of traditional buildings obtained planning permission in 2004. The permission was started in 2009.
The complex includes mainly traditional brick and weatherboarded buildings some with flint facings together with a granary providing 4 residential units some with office/work accommodation also.
Further details on the planning permission and drawings are available from the selling agents.
This lot is accessed either from the main driveway to the house or via a secondary driveway to the small Essex barn building number 5.
Lot 3 58.98 Ha (145.75 acres) arable land and farm buildings. Coloured yellow on the plan. A compact block of arable land with 2 modern farm buildings.
Access is provided to the 2 large more modern style farm buildings via a separate driveway off the Broxted to Molehill Green Road.
These buildings provide 1,000 tonne grain store and a large machinery/fertiliser store in a separate yard.
The land is located on the right hand side of the minor public highway joining Broxted and Molehill Green. The separate driveway also provides access to the sewage works.
A compact block of arable land of large field sizes with good access from the public highway. The land is classified by DEFRA as Grades 2 and 3 with the soil type being of the Hanslope soil series being typical calcareous soils.
The farmland is gently undulating with the majority of the farmland being in arable production with some small areas of pasture. The arable land is well served with farm tracks with mature hedgerows interspersed with mature trees on field boundaries and is attractively situated on either side of the main road.
There are grass margins around many fields but the farm is not within a Countryside Stewardship Scheme any longer.
Lot 4 arable land 94.16 Ha (232.67 acres) coloured green on the plan. A block of arable land lying to the west of the Broxted to Molehill Green Road, of large field sizes the land has numerous access onto the public highway and is well served by farm tracks.
Square Footage: 3067 sq ft
Acreage: 382.6 Acres
Postcode: CM6 2BP.